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The '''University of Scranton''' is a Private university|private, Nonprofit organization|non-profit, Mixed-sex education|co-educational Catholicism|Catholic and Society of Jesus|Jesuit research university, located in the historic Hill Section of Scranton, Pennsylvania|Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded in 1888 by William O'Hara|Most Rev. William O'Hara, the first Bishop of Scranton, as ''St. Thomas College''. In 1938, the College was elevated to university status and took the name The University of Scranton. The institution was operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton|Diocese of Scranton from its founding until 1897. While the Diocese of Scranton retained ownership of the University, it was administered by the De La Salle Brothers|Lasallian Christian Brothers from 1888 to 1942. In 1942, the Society of...
Image nameUniversity of Scranton seal.png
Latin nameUniversitas Scrantonensis
Motto''Religio Mores Cultura'' ({{small|Latin}})
Mottoeng''Religion Morals Culture''
Established1888
TypePrivate university|Private Nonprofit
Research Coeducational
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church|Roman Catholic (Society of Jesus|Jesuit)
EndowmentUS $170 million
PresidentRev. Kevin Quinn (academic)|Kevin P. Quinn, Society of Jesus|S.J.
Faculty304
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